Ryan Waniata

Ryan Waniata

Ryan Waniata is an audio engineer, musician, composer, and lover of all things tech, audio, and cinema. Hailing originally from Montana, Ryan received his bachelor degree from the University of Montana in composition and technology. He later studied audio engineering at the Conservatory of Recording Arts and Sciences in Tempe, AZ, then packed up for Nashville, where he spent a couple of years playing and recording music in various studios and local venues. Ryan now makes his home in Portland, OR. Feel free to contact him on twitter, or check in with him at Digital Trends to get the scoop on all the latest in tech, film, and music.
Articles
Movies & TV

Between the Streams: Batman v Superman sucks, Tonya Harding returns, and more

Between the Streams, DT’s new show/podcast is your guide to all of the most important, and (of course) dumbest new developments in streaming and entertainment. This week: Batman v Superman sucks, Margot Robbie plays Tonya…
Product Review

Audeze Sine Review

The clearest on-ear headphones ever built also connect with ... a Lightning cable.
Buying Guides

Wireless speaker buying guide: Everything you need to know about wireless speakers

If you hadn’t already noticed, the speaker dock is dead. Why tether your device to a speaker when you can bask in the glow of wireless audio? Here’s our guide on how to pick the best wireless speaker for you.
Movies & TV

Between the Streams talks X-Men: Apocalypse, Daredevil, Sausage Parties and more

Between the Streams, DT’s newest show/podcast is your guide to all of the most important, and (of course) dumbest new developments in streaming and entertainment. This week: X-Men Apocalypse, Daredevil, Sausage Party, and more.
Music

Why Apple’s next iPhone may kill the headphone jack, and what it means for you

The rumor mill has all but confirmed the new iPhone 7 will come without a standard headphone jack. So what does that mean for you? Follow us as we explore the strange new world where Lightning and Bluetooth reign supreme.
Movies & TV

Between The Streams: Nobody knows if Jon Snow is dead, Capt. America, and more

Between the Streams, DT’s newest show/podcast is your guide to all of the most important, and (of course) dumbest new developments in streaming and entertainment to recap the week that was. This week: Capt America Civil War, Jon Snow, and…
Home Theater

This is what $3,000 electrostat ear buds sound like

Shure unleashes eight years of grueling R&D in its first electrostatic earphones, a remarkable pair of in-ears with mind-blowing sound quality (and a kingly price).
Home Theater

Playstation Vue goes nationwide with over 50 channels for just $30/month

Playstation Vue swings for the fences in its latest price drop, going nationwide with Slim bundles that start at $30 per month. The new packages offer all of the advantages of regular Vue bundles, save for live local networks.
Music

Rhapsody and Nintendo team up to put tunes on your Wii U

On-demand streaming service Rhapsody lands on the Wii U gaming console in a new partnership, allowing those with a Rhapsody subscription to rock tunes from their console, along with a 30-day trial for those interested in checking it out.
Movies & TV

Kubo and the Two Strings lays out its mythical plot in beautiful new trailer 2:54

Laika animation has released the latest extended trailer for its dazzling new stop-motion animation adventure, Kubo and the Two Strings, detailing even more of the magical world the film will unleash, along with some comic relief.
Music

‘Fifth Beatle’ and renowned producer Sir George Martin passes away at 90

Sir George Martin, composer, musician, and rock producer extraordinaire who helped define the sound of the Beatles has died at the age of 90, passing away peacefully last night at his home in England.